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Atlanta Braves Fans: Yunel Escobar Needs a Nickname

Published by on May 21, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Most great ball players have one thing in common: cool nicknames.

Alex Rodriguez is constantly referred to now as "A-Rod".

Chipper Jones is "Chip" or if you are from New York, "Larry".

Ivan Rodriguez is "Pudge".

Jair Jurrjens is "J.J.".

I could go on and on...

Yunel Escobar is what I believe, the next big thing when it comes to Braves position players.

I think with the production he is giving the Braves and their fans, it is time we give him a nickname.

This is my proposal, but I hope that you other fans can also give some ideas.

"Eskimo."

Yes, I know Eskimos traditionally live in cold weather climates and you see them in ...

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